naproxen naproxen

Definition(s):

  • (n) a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Naprosyn) used in the treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal inflammation and moderate pain

Usage(s):

  1. In the wake of the Vioxx withdrawal, many arthritis sufferers have turned to drugs in the ibuprofen and naproxen families, such as Advil and Aleve.
  2. Nano Systems has developed a crystal version of naproxen, still in clinical development, that works in 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. The National Institute on Aging launched a research trial to see if anti-inflammatory drugs, such as naproxen or the COX-2 inhibitor Vioxx, can delay onset.

News

  • Drs. Oz and Roizen: Guidelines offer highest success for treating back pain

    The current clinical guidelines for treating average back pain say you should stick with physical therapy and/or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, ibuprofen or naproxen and the pain reliever acetaminophen. (Remember: Take them with lots of warm water!) Most folks can banish their discomfort within three months by using these two simple tools. But if you or your ...
    on August 27, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

Quotes

  1. In his opinion for the court, Justice Stephen Breyer said the FDA letter "shows little or nothing" about whether Merck "advanced the naproxen hypothesis with fraudulent intent."
    on Apr 27, 2010 By: Stephen Breyer Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "This study for the first time belied Merck's repeated assurances that naproxen was responsible for the disparity" in the first study, Sloviter said.
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Dolores Sloviter Source: Law.com (registration)

  3. "What I like about Naproxen is that it can also be used to relieve dysmenorrhea, simple headaches and even migraine, which can really be uncomfortable especially when I'm shooting a movie in different locations," adds Ai-Ai.
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Ai-Ai delas Alas Source: Malaya

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